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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Qaqortoq, Greenland (Julianehåb)

Night Time

9 hours, 31 minutes

Fri, Apr 12 at 9:18 pm – Sat, Apr 13 at 6:49 am

Visible tonight, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024

Mercury: From Sat 6:33 am
Venus: Slightly difficult to see
Mars: From Sat 6:30 am
Jupiter: Until Sat 12:06 am
Saturn: From Sat 6:32 am
Uranus: Until Sat 12:19 am
Neptune: From Sat 6:40 am
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Tonight's Sky in Qaqortoq, Apr 12 – Apr 13, 2024 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Qaqortoq

Very close to Sun, hard or impossible to see.

Mercury is just 2 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult or impossible to see it.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:33 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Venus rise and set in Qaqortoq

Try at night.

Can only be seen shortly, if at all, it is very close to the horizon. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Mars rise and set in Qaqortoq

Try before sunrise.

Mars rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:30 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Jupiter rise and set in Qaqortoq

View just after sunset.

Jupiter is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly after sunset. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Sat, Apr 13 ↓12:06 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Saturn rise and set in Qaqortoq

Try before sunrise.

Saturn rises shortly before sunrise, so it is very close to the horizon. This makes it very difficult to observe.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:32 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Uranus rise and set in Qaqortoq

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Uranus is just 28 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Sat, Apr 13 ↓12:19 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Neptune rise and set in Qaqortoq

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible only before sunrise and/or after sunset. Bring binoculars (but don't look at the Sun!).

Neptune is just 25 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see. You may need binoculars, but only use them when sun is down.

Sat, Apr 13 ↑6:40 am

Apr 12, 2024
Apr 13, 2024

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Planets Visible in Qaqortoq

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 12, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:33 amSat 9:06 pmSat 1:50 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 6:52 amSat 7:41 pmSat 1:15 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 6:30 amSat 5:07 pmSat 11:48 amExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 7:33 amSat 12:06 amFri 3:49 pmAverage visibility
SaturnSat 6:32 amSat 4:52 pmSat 11:42 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 7:29 amSat 12:19 amFri 3:54 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneSat 6:40 amSat 6:22 pmSat 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see